Podcast: Matti Friedman on the Last Gasp of the Israeli Left https://mosaicmagazine.com/observation/israel-zionism/2020/04/podcast-matti-friedman-on-the-last-gasp-of-the-israeli-left/

Israel’s Labor Party—the political organization that erected the governing structures of the country—has now been reduced to a mere three seats in the Knesset. What happened?

April 30, 2020 | Tikvah Podcast at Mosaic, Matti Friedman
About the author: A weekly podcast, produced in partnership with the Tikvah Fund, offering up the best thinking on Jewish thought and culture. Matti Friedman is the author of a memoir about the Israeli war in Lebanon, Pumpkinflowers: A Soldier’s Story of a Forgotten War (2016). His latest book is Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel (2019).

Avi Gabbay, then-chairman of Israel’s Labor Party, speaks at his party’s headquarters in Tel Aviv on election night on April 9, 2019. JALAA MAREY/AFP via Getty Images.

This Week’s Guest: Matti Friedman

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